[MARMAM] Job Posting: Research Coordinator for Pacific Whale Foundation (Maui, USA)

PWF Research Department research at pacificwhale.org
Thu Apr 27 13:56:47 PDT 2023

Job Posting: Research Coordinator for Pacific Whale Foundation (Maui, USA)

The research department at Pacific Whale Foundation is recruiting for the newly created position of Research Coordinator, to report directly to our Research Manager, Dr. Shannon Barber-Meyer.

Pacific Whale Foundation is a 501c(3) non-profit dedicated to protecting the ocean through science and advocacy and inspiring environmental stewardship. Our researchers have studied whales and dolphins throughout the Pacific for over 40 years. The long-term goal of our research program is to identify and assess major threats to whales and dolphins around the world and develop science-based solutions to mitigate these problems.

Pacific Whale Foundation has an immediate opening for a Research Coordinator who is responsible for providing administrative support to the research program directors and managers to allow them to dedicate more of their time to research. This position is based in Hawai’i but provides support to a team of 6 researchers (2 directors and 4 managers) working both domestically and internationally. Please note that this role does not involve conducting research.

The successful Research Coordinator candidate works at the direction of the Research Manager and will coordinate many responsibilities at one time, ranging from lab schedules and calendars, gathering information from teams, creating public-facing content, creating and organizing staff trainings, coordinating volunteers for various projects and will bring excellent organizational and project planning skills.  Communications skills and a strong commitment to the mission, goals and values of Pacific Whale Foundation will set you apart.
This is a regular, full-time, hourly, non-exempt, position based in Hawai’i out of the Ma’alaea Harbor, on Maui.
Pay starting from $50,000 per year, based on skills and experience. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor work visas for this position.

Apply online at: https://www.pacificwhale.org/careers/  Position may be filled as applications are received. Applications will only be accepted through the above link (no phone calls or drop-ins please). Also, the ability to speak / write / read Spanish is desirable (but not a requirement).

To read more about Pacific Whale Foundation's research, visit our website https://www.pacificwhale.org/research/

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification.  It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.  Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description at any time.  Pacific Whale Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer in support of efforts to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Research Program

Pacific Whale Foundation

300 Ma‘alaea Road, Suite 211, Wailuku HI, 96793, USA

Telephone: +1 (808) 856-8305

Fax: +1 (808) 856-8363


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